GDS International’s Fourth Financial Services Technology Summit to Hit Bahia’s Shores in April

Bahia, BRAZIL – March 28, 2013: On the 16th – 19th April 2013, sixty-five of Brazil’s leading financial executives will settle into the five-star Tivoli Hotel in April as they attend GDS International’s upcoming Financial Services Technology Latin America summit.

Online PR News – 02-April-2013 – Bahia, BRAZIL – March 28, 2013 – The FST summit has been specifically designed to create focused conversation between thought leaders. With over 19 years’ in the events industry, GDS International has a tried and tested format consisting of four main components to ensure maximum productivity: roundtables, workshops and panels, networking and one to one meetings. Focusing on real-time user generated content surrounding today’s most pressing challenges, attendees with be given the unique opportunity to learn from the industry’s leading companies and leverage their value proposition with unprecedented insight from the most senior executives.

GDS International events are invitation-only, which ensures that only the most senior, experienced individuals will be present. The upcoming FST summit will be no different, with Ocimar Donizete Trevisan, Superintendente Executive do TI for Banco Bradesco; Mauro Mambretti, CTO Mexico for Bank of America; Maria Cristina Calderon, CIO for BanColombia; Johnny Garcia Sebastiani, CIO for Interbank Peru; and Patricio Melo, Gerente de Division Operaciones y Tecnologia for Banco de Chile, all scheduled for attendance.

Joe Thompson, FST Latin America Summit Director for GDS International, the global events company behind the summit, said: “After decades of instability driven by hyperinflation, corruption, and structural imbalances, Latin America has enjoyed economic growth and development over the past several years, including the emergence of the middle class. The FST Latin America Summit will bring together the regions top financial services IT executives at a time where investments are being made to improve infrastructures, the customer experience, and attract new customers to their respective banks, as they look for a safe place to invest their money.”

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